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Westdale fight leads to stabbing: Hamilton police

Police are looking for a group of males after a reported stabbing early Wednesday in the Westdale area.
Police are looking for a group of males after a reported stabbing early Wednesday in the Westdale area. File / Global News

Hamilton police are looking for a group of males after a reported stabbing in the Westdale area.

Investigators say it happened just after 1 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Whitney Avenue and Emerson Street when two groups were involved in a physical confrontation.

Police say the fight resulted in two men, ages 19 and 20, suffering injuries “from an edged weapon.” They were also reportedly “sprayed with a noxious substance.”

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The two men are expected to recover from their injuries.

Police were provided descriptions of the 5-6 suspects that fled the scene in a smaller black motor vehicle.

Suspect #1: Black man, 19-20 years old, 5’8″-5’9″ tall, heavier set with long dreadlocks.

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Suspect #2: White man, tall, with a slim build and red hair.

Suspect #3: Middle Eastern man, 18-19 years old, 5’10″ tall and clean cut.

Police are still working to get descriptions of the other suspects.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to contact Det. Const. Haddad at 905-546-3817.

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